Most of the 60+ electives offered in the MLIS and MARA graduate programs are available through the i.School Open Classes program.
Open Classes courses are electives offered in the Master of Library and Information Science and Master of Archives and Records Administration programs at the San José State University School of Information. Most of the electives offered in the master's degree programs are available through the Open Classes program on a space available basis. Courses are offered during the fall, spring, and summer sessions. Course selection and faculty vary each session.
Fall 2016 class topics include: digital humanities, big data analytics and management, XML, early childhood literary, metadata, crisis / disaster health informatics, licensing, oral history, managing photographic collections and cybersecurity -- among many other exciting topics.The window to request classes for fall 2016 Open Classes will be from June 27th at 8 am Pacific, to August 5th, at 5pm Pacific.The fall course list is available.